Fall 2014 Program Curriculum

The program in Process Technology is designed to prepare students for advanced technology in the area of process operations at petrochemical, refining companies, and other industries. Students will be provided with both the academic and technical competencies required by the rapidly changing technology demands of the industry. Students in the program learn theory as well as have hands-on experience.

Process Technology AAS Degree
Course Title

Sem. Hours
Freshman Year/Semester I
PTAC 1302 Intro to Process Technology 3
PTAC 1408 Safety, Health & Environment 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
CTEC 1401 Applied Chemical Technology 4
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
  17 sem. hrs
Freshman Year/Semester II
CHEM 1405 Intro Chemistry I 4
PTAC 1410 Process Technology I - Equipment 4
PTAC 1432 Prcoess Instrumentation I 4
Social / Behavioral Science Elective * 3
  15 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year/Semester I
PTAC 2314 Principles of Quality 3
PTAC 2446 Process Troubleshooting  (Capstone Course) 4
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II - Systems 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
  14 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year/Semester II

SPCH 1315 or SPCH 1318

Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

PTAC 2438

Process Technology III-Operations  (Capstone Course)

Humanities or Visual/Performing Arts Elective* 3
PTAC 1454** or CTEC 1480 Industrial Processes or Cooperative Education-Chemical Technology/Technician 4
  14 sem. hrs

* Elective from AAS General Education Course List

** PTAC 1454 must be taken if not selected for CTEC 1480 to satisfy degree requirements

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